[sem-ee-puh-lit-i-kuh l, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm i pəˈlɪt ɪ kəl, ˌsɛm aɪ-/
of a partially political nature; having some political features.
adjective 1. regarded with favor, approval, or affection by people in general: a popular preacher. 2. regarded with favor, approval, or affection by an acquaintance or acquaintances: He’s not very popular with me just now. 3. of, relating to, or representing the people, especially the common people: popular discontent. 4. of the people as a […]
[sem-ee-pawr-suh-lin, -pohr-, -pawrs-lin, -pohrs-, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈpɔr sə lɪn, -ˈpoʊr-, -ˈpɔrs lɪn, -ˈpoʊrs-, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ noun 1. any of several vitrified ceramic wares lacking the translucency or hardness of true porcelain but otherwise similar to it. semiporcelain /ˌsɛmɪˈpɔːslɪn/ noun 1. a durable porcellaneous stoneware; stone china
noun 1. a postage stamp sold by a government at a premium above its face value, the excess being used for a nonpostal purpose, as a charity. adjective 2. noting or pertaining to such a stamp. adjective 1. (philately, mainly US) denoting stamps where all or part of the receipts from sale are given to […]
[sem-ee-presh-uh s, sem-ahy-] /ˌsɛm iˈprɛʃ əs, ˌsɛm aɪ-/ adjective 1. (of a stone) having commercial value as a gem but not classified as precious, as the amethyst or garnet. semiprecious /ˌsɛmɪˈprɛʃəs/ adjective 1. (of certain stones) having commercial value, but less than a precious stone